Robert Pattinson to Be Among 81st Oscars Presenters

Amidst the speculation that 'Twilight' star Robert Pattinson will be taking part at the 81st Annual Academy Awards, words are coming out that the actor has been confirmed as a presenter at the show.

AceShowbiz - The 81st Annual Academy Awards has been reported to be made merrier with the appearance of Hollywood latest hunk Robert Pattinson. On Monday, February 16, HitFix came out with the confirming news that the "Twilight" star has been appointed to be one of the presenters at the coveted awards show.

The confirmation was outed days after Laurence Mark, a first-time producer of the 2009 Oscars, hinted to E! Online on an appearance by "Twilight" star(s). "I promise you, there will be a presence," the producer stated. "You'll see. I promise there is and on more than one occasion." The Academy have yet to release any statement regarding this report. Meanwhile, it is still unclear whether Pattinson's co-star Kristen Stewart will also be seen on the show.

Starting his career as a model, 22-year-old Robert Pattinson hit the jackpot after he stars as Edward Cullen in "Twilight". Before landing the role, he has been seen portraying Cedric Diggory in "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire". He will next be seen playing Salvador Dali in the indie drama "Little Ashes" and is expected to join the production of "Twilight" sequel, "New Moon" sometime in March.

The 81st Annual Academy Awards itself will be held at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, California on Sunday, February 22. The gala ceremony honoring the best in film for 2008 will be aired live by ABC with Hugh Jackman serving as the show's host. The show will be produced by Laurence Mark and Bill Condon, the men behind the Oscar-winning musical "Dreamgirls".

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